What is 'that' in indirect speech?
indirect speech is nothing that the matter which told by person1 that told by person2 in his own way to person3.
If the sentence has no quotation marks, the indirect speech is: you have done your duty well. Indirect speech is explaining that someone is saying something or has said something without giving their speech word-for-word. Kate said, "Pass me that banana." In this sentence, we are reading exactly what Kate said. This is direct speech. Kate said to pass her the banana. Now we are just getting the idea of what she said without the…
Direct speech is the exact words said by one person to another person For example She said to her father,"I want some money." Indirect speech example She told her father that she wanted some money. these changes are going to take place from direct to indirect speech i - she/he will - would shall-should we-they may-might
This sentence is an indirect quotation - James said that he is a garbologist. An indirect quotation, sometimes called indirect speech or reported speech, reports someone's words without quoting word for word eg A direct quotation or direct speech gives the exact words of a speaker or writer, with quotation marks: James said " I am a garbologist".
Grammar pedant here: Direct/reported speech: "How would you know?" Indirect speech: He asked her how she would know or He asked her how she knew. Word order is v important. It switches. Direct speech with speech marks uses one tense which in indirect speech, shifts one tense back & lacks speech marks. We also drop the qustion mark. NOT he asked her how she knows, or he asked her how would she know.
Reported or indirect speech is when we report what someone else has said. For example the following sentence are in direct speech: "The rain has stopped" he said. "I will go out" she replied. The same conversation in reported speech: He told her that the rain had stopped. She replied that she would go out.
To change from present perfect continuous of d irect speech into indirect speech what tense you use?
The following changes occur when an interrogative sentence changes to indirect speech : 1.Interrogative sentences beginning with an axillary verb are changed into the indirect speech by using the connective "if" or "whether". 2.The reporting verb "said"changes to "asked,questioned,enquiredof, demanded of"in the indirect speech.Note that "if"is used after"enquired"and 'demanded"only when the reporting verb has an object.
Hereunder several example of the employ of "direct" as an adjective: direct consequence, direct descendant, direct action, direct discourse or speech (British), direct evidence, direct cost. You can also use it to mean: frank, open, sincere; a direct answer, a direct way of doing things. "Direct" as an adverb: I shall write to you direct, the train goes direct to Boston . Several examples of the employ of "indirect" as an adjective: an indirect route…